Search warrant results in two arrests, seizure of narcotics and firearms

 

STAFF REPORT :::

The Spalding County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Unit and the Griffin Police Department CAGE Unit on Saturday, Jan. 21, executed a search warrant that resulted in two arrests and the seizure of a litany of narcotics and firearms.

According to a press release issued by Sheriff Darrell Dix, the warrant was executed at Vineyard Place Apartments, 657 Carver Road Apartment 85.

As a result of the search warrant, seized were 45.5 gross grams of powder cocaine, less than one ounce of marijuana, Xanax, two shotguns, one .45 caliber semiautomatic pistol, digital scales and packaging material.

Two individuals were arrested at the scene.

Dylan Blount, age 22, of 657 Carver Road Apartment 85, was arrested on charges of trafficking cocaine, possession of cocaine, possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, possession of marijuana less than one ounce, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of a Schedule IV narcotic and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.

Tyler Lough, age 20, of 657 Carver Road Apartment 85, was arrested on charges of possession of cocaine, possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, possession of marijuana less than one ounce, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and possession of a Schedule IV narcotic.

SCSO officials say the investigation revealed that these two individuals were allegedly involved in the distribution of illicit narcotics in surrounding counties.

Many others have been identified and future arrests are expected.

Both Blount and Lough are being held at the Spalding County Jail awaiting their first appearance hearing.

Dix would like to remind everyone that they can contact the Special Operations Division at 770.467.4210 to report any type of narcotic activity. Callers can remain anonymous.

 

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